british standard kitchen

Ask the designer: Katie Fontana of British Standard

Katie Fontana is the founder of two very distinctive kitchen brands, based around old-fashioned craftsmanship and an updating of traditional British style. Starting with bespoke kitchen brand Plain English before going on to develop the British Standard label too, Katie has been at the forefront of a revolution in what we think of as a desirable kitchen, guiding tastes… read more


How to decorate your smallest spaces

Whether you’re restyling a small but perfectly proportioned apartment or bringing a forgotten cloakroom back to life, it’s easy to be tempted by traditional whites when decorating these smaller spaces. But this can create a dull finish which lacks imagination! Darker shades and richer colours create a real sense of intimacy, so be bold and… read more


80’s design classic: Dorothy Hafner’s Flash

Through their online boutique Homeplace, Wendy and James Aldridge have been quietly reviving an eye-popping ceramic sensation from the 1980’s. Flash tableware was designed by Dorothy Hafner for Rosenthal in 1982 and became an icon for the era that is now firmly back in favour. As Wendy points out, “there was nothing quite like it before, and there has… read more

The Chromologist 2018 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist